Science, Tech, Engineering + Math

Navigating the World of Robotics: A Guide for Parents - In our schools or media today, you may have seen the acronym STEM or STEAM.  In Canada, there is an...
Get Gaming!: Programs to Teach Your Kids How to Code - In the last five years, IT sector jobs have been the third fastest growing sector in Canada and number one...
Making Movie Magic: How to Film Professional-Quality Movies with Your Kids - In a recent study, it was estimated approximately 10% of the Internet contains text; the other 90% is images.  With...
How to Set Up Your Own MakerSpace Studio - Most of us know that we live in a digital world today, and the internet has made the world a...
Make Your Own Easy, Worry-Free Coloured Slime - Slime is all the rage on school playgrounds – they’re ooey, gooey and a blast to play with! Now you...
Slipping the “Summer Slide”: How to Keep Your Kids Learning During Summer Vacation - Many parents are well aware of the dreaded “Summer Slide” – the time of year when kids away on summer...
23 Great Gift Ideas for Little Tech Lovers - Whether you’re adding a few high-tech toys to your own wish list this year or shopping for another tech-lover in...
8 Epic Reasons Why Kids Should Science More - Most parents will tell you that children love to push boundaries, play endlessly and explore all things around them. And...
3 Easy Science Experiments to Try at Home - Did you know that there are approximately 100 trillion cells in the adult human body? Or that astronauts gain about...
15 Awesome S.T.E.A.M. Toys to Help Kids Learn - So your littles are interested in computers…or experiments…or maybe even coding. Good start! Future engineers and scientists are often also rule breakers and out-of-the-box...
How Learning to Code Helps Kids Learn Math - Learning to code prepares kids for the world we live in today. From anthropology to zoology and for every industry...
Ice Cream Science - On the whole, eating and science projects don’t mix—you should never taste anything in a science laboratory—but in this project...
Set your home up to be 'kid-friendly' Sweet Science: Make Rock Candy - Grow colourful, delicious sugar crystals on a stick. Materials: 5 cups (1 kg) white granulated sugar (plus more for step...
Make a Soda Geyser Make an Amazing Soda Pop Geyser - What’s better than soda, candy and explosions? Put them all together and make a huge mess! That’s right. This science project...
Teaching Digital Literacy to Your Child - Between email, blogging platforms, Facebook and other social media, it can be a challenge for educators to engage students in...
Cool Science Experiment: Make Your Own Soap Cloud - We snagged a deal at the drugstore on Ivory soap the other day, and as I was standing at the...
Science-Fair Fun - We’ve consulted with those in the know and collected advice on how your child can get the most out of...

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